Joseph and Susanna Dickinson hosts "Gone to Texas" quilt exhibit

Aug 30, 2012 - 2:37 pm

The Dickinson Museum's new exhibit, Gone to Texas: Women and Quilts, features 19th century quilts that are both historic and beautiful. Some of them are from private collections from Texas families and are exhibited for the first time. In a larger way, the quilts reveal frontier immigration itself, as they came to Texas on wagons, by paddle boat or steam train, or even on foot.

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photo of interior of exhibit

 

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close up of one of the quilt

 

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another quilt

 

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quilt

 

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Presented by Austin Parks and Recreation Department - History, Arts, and Nature Division
For more information call Jeanne Henry or Quinn Argall, 512-971-3830

For hours and directions please visit

www.susannadickinsonmuseum.org

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